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Thursday 23rd March 2017

A fab visit to Redhall farm today to see the lambs and we even saw twins being born. As well as the sheep and lambs we saw cows and calves. 34 more words

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A Practical Approach to Colostrum Feeding Lambs

In my last blog post I outlined our program for managing newborn multiples. The key to the program is being very routine in colostrum feeding within the first twelve hours of life. 694 more words


Circle of Life

“If you have livestock, you’re going to have dead stock,” a wise farmer friend told me when I was getting started. This depressing statement has repeatedly proven accurate. 632 more words


What goes in must come out

Lambs pee a lot! I forget just how much from bottle fed lamb to bottle fed lamb. How is it

possible that when you put 150ml in, gallons come out. 814 more words

Jacob Sheep

The violets, primroses and daffodils are putting on a brave show!

What lovely weather we have had, even if change had come by Friday afternoon. The blackthorn in the hedges is now in full bloom, the violets (both white and violet) and primroses together with the daffodils are putting on a brave show. 529 more words


Spring equinox: could we be in for a hot summer?

National Trust experts have predicted a hot summer could be on the way, as winter finally ends.

The spring equinox, which occurs today, formally marks the end of winter. 273 more words

Mary Had Two Little Lambs Whose Fleece Were Black As Night

Well, our Mary finally had her lambs yesterday afternoon.  Pictures are included below.

I have to say it was so fascinating watching the lambing process and here is why.  719 more words